Assistant Professor of Israel Studies

Employer
Binghamton University, State University of New York
Location
Binghamton, NY

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Category:: Faculty
Department:: Judaic Studies
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: Aug 12, 2021
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 00561
Position ID:: 135195

About Binghamton University:


Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.


Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.



Job Description:


Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Israel Studies. The successful candidate will also be a member of the Center for Israel Studies (see https://www.binghamton.edu/centers/israel-studies/).


This position is affiliated with the Citizenship, Rights, and Cultural Belonging Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (see binghamton.edu/tae/).


Area of Specialization: Social Science. Discipline: Open.


Areas of Competence might include: Societies in Israel, minorities, gender, law, Israeli government and politics, Israel in the modern Middle East, Israeli foreign policy, and Israel-Palestine.


Candidate might engage topics including partition, binationalism, coalition governments, military occupations, and human rights issues through comparative lenses.


The university and department are committed to equity and inclusion. Members of groups historically underrepresented in the field and those from non-traditional backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to advancing equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and service.



Requirements:


The successful candidate will have a strong research program. Teaching experience preferred. Ph.D. in hand by 01 September 2022 is expected.



Additional Information:


The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.


As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.


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Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.



Application Instructions:


Interested candidates should submit applications, including a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three professional references, a research statement, a brief writing sample (no longer than a paper or chapter), and a teaching statement that focuses on pedagogy to Binghamton University Interview Exchange. Applications received by 1 October will be guaranteed full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled.


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Binghamton University opened its doors as Triple Cities College in 1946, to serve the needs of local veterans returning from service in World War II. Originally located in Endicott, N.Y., five miles west of the present campus, the fledgling school was a branch of Syracuse University.

Four years later, the college was incorporated into the State University of New York (SUNY) and renamed Harpur College in honor of Robert Harpur, a Colonial teacher, patriot and pioneer who helped settle the area west of Binghamton.

In 1961, the campus moved across the Susquehanna River to Vestal. Growing enrollment and a reputation for excellence soon led to the selection of Harpur College as one of four doctorate-granting University Centers in the SUNY system.

In 1965, the campus was formally designated the State University of New York at Binghamton, and in 1992, Binghamton University was adopted as our informal name.

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